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on the judge's panel the past couple of seasons. first kara joined. then paula left and ellen arrived. now simon, ellen and kara are now gone. the last man standing, randy jackson. >> i'm going to honestly, honestly miss you. it has been a blast. thank you. >> reporter: the big question, can "idol" ever again find the right mix, especially after losing their sharp-tongued standout?
Sep 6, 2010 2:05am EDT
panel the past couple of seasons. first cara joined, then paula left, ellen arrived. the last man standing, randy jackson. >> i'm going to honestly, honestly miss you. it has been a blast. thank you. >> reporter: the big question, can "idol" ever again find the right mix, especially after losing their sharp-tongued standout? simon cowell is launching his own talent show "the x factor" on fox. >> "american idol" without simon is the "ellen" talk show without ellen. it's weird. it's going to limp along and >>> president obama launches a week-long push focused on the economy. >> it allows him to define that republicans as the party of no. >> those republicans are saying it's all too little, too late to help democrats in november. >>> craigslist taking down its controversial adult services ad section. we'll hear from the website's founder, the craig behind the list. >>> and, the money problems in one community in california. >> hundreds of thousands of dollars of public money has been paid out under completely suspicious circumstances. >> where did all of it go and who's getting rich
Sep 6, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >>> with cara, simon and ellen out, who will be in as the new "american idol" judges? there are rumors swirling about lopez and tyler. they are different call musical artists with different audiences some far executives haven't said who's in besides randy. the producer says the curiosity is understandable but the focus should be on the contestants, not the judges. >>> coming up at the top of the hour on the news edge at 6:00, a county council in maryland is accused of handing out misleading ballots. we track him down to hear his side of the story. and why a recent makeover in the oval office has some people calling for a history lesson. >>> peddling for patriots two riders, one cause. those stories and more on the news edge at 6:00. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] bursting with mouth-watering real fruit and refreshingly blended with creamy, low-fat yogurt. mcdonald's new strawberry banana and wildberry smoothies are 100% pure sipping fun. the simple joy of real fruit smoothies. ♪ navigating today's real estate market is complicated. you've seen the signs. that's why having the right real estate